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Dhaka's middle-class Hindus lead a dual life straddling two countries


Written By: Shoaib Daniyal
27/02/2016 16:07
Minorities

Cross-border agonies: Dhaka's middle-class Hindus lead a dual life straddling two countries The slow but steady migration of Hindus from East to West Bengal has created a community divided between two countries. It is often glossed over that in 1947 there were not one but two....    Full story...

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Story of languages on Bangla language day


Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
22/02/2016 14:27
Arts and Literature

Bangladeshis in many parts of the world would be celebrating their Bangla language day today. It is the 21st of February in the Gregorian calendar that marks the Bangla language day, ironically it's not the Bangla language calendar that marks this day ever. Today is 8th of Falgun 1422 Bangla....    Full story...

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'Attempt to crush independent media' in Bangladesh


Written By: Justin Rowlatt
18/02/2016 9:54 18/02/2016 9:52
Bangladesh in Intl. Media

Image: Mahfuz Anam has been accused of treason It can seem a bit self-righteous when journalists write about the importance of freedom of the press, a bit like a chef celebrating the virtues of a fancy meal or a hairdresser extolling the importance of a new haircut. But the....    Full story...

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Police’s brutal ferocity can’t be stopped by an unpopular regime


Written By: Nazmul
17/02/2016 18:49
Police Brutality

The father of the modern British police, Sir Robert Peel, must be turning in his grave to learn about the brutal ferocity and nefarious unlawful activities of some members of the Bangladesh police. Serving twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Sir Robert was of the view that the police....    Full story...

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India's secret war in Bangladesh


Written By: PRAVEEN SWAMI
17/02/2016 16:25
Neighbours and Borders

Even as the role of the Indian military in giving birth to the new nation is celebrated, the role of its intelligence services remains largely unknown. [Image: As a grand finale to the victorious role played in the liberation of Bangladesh and to make their final withdrawal, the Indian....    Full story...

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Has Bangladesh lost its focus?


Written By: KULDIP NAYAR
13/02/2016 1:16
Bangladesh in Intl. Media

  After arrival at Dhaka, it does not take you long to realize that here is one country which has lost its ethos. There is not a speck of the revolutionary fervor which had stirred the people in East Pakistan to wage the liberation struggle against the distant and exploitive West....    Full story...

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BANGLADESHI SCIENTISTS HAD DEVELOPED A SOLAR-POWERED RICKSHAW


Written By: Bdnews
20/01/2016 10:30
News

Bangladesh quickly to the technology sector, the country's streets, but soon will be seen in the numerous electricity-driven motor rickshaws, solar-powered rickshaw! The two researchers have developed a government grant special power-saving solar-powered rickshaw!The rickshaw drive pedal....    Full story...

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1971 Bangladesh war: RAW heroes India forgot to honour


Written By: R K Yadab
28/12/2015 12:53
Controversy

Government must recognise the contribution of RN Kao and his officers, Writes Former RAW officer and author of Mission R&AW. 16-12-2015 Both India and Bangladesh celebrate December 16 as victory day when Pakistan army was defeated in 1971 war. That is as it should be. But both....    Full story...

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A Miscarriage of Justice in Bangladesh -Ronak D. Desai


Written By: Tojveroul
04/12/2015 14:43 01/12/2015 20:24
Bangladesh

Bangladesh executed two senior opposition leaders earlier this month for perpetrating crimes against humanity during the country’s savage 1971 war of independence from Pakistan. Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid of the....    Full story...

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Bangladesh blocks Facebook and chat apps to stop 'crimes'


Written By: Tojveroul
30/11/2015 12:10 30/11/2015 1:33
Bangladesh

To call things tense in Bangladesh would be an understatement: the country recently executed two high-profile leaders for decades-old war crimes, and ISIS (aka Daesh) claims to have killed an Italian priest. However, its government may have gone....    Full story...

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Bangladesh Pushes Back as Warnings of ISIS Expansion Gather Steam


Written By: ELLEN BARRY
01/11/2015 15:15
Bangladesh in Intl. Media

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Last month, United States officials told Bangladeshi authorities that they had information suggesting that terrorists linked to the Islamic State were preparing to ramp up activity within Bangladesh’s borders. In the days that followed, a series of unusual....    Full story...

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The inside-out Bangladesh Solution


Written By: William Milam
31/10/2015 15:45
Bangladesh in Intl. Media

If the civilian governments will not rise to the challenge of governance, an overt coup will not be necessary  There may be good reason for the optimism emanating from Pakistan these days. I am, for example, moderating a panel in a conference in Washington in a few days, which is....    Full story...

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Facebook? For Free?


Written By: yalmaikazi
30/04/2015 13:11
Science and Technology

Facebook? For Free? By Yalmai Kazi   Social media has taken the world by storm providing us a vast, interactive and almost infinite platform to share views and news. It has completely changed the way people interact and make friends. The social media most dominant in Bangladesh is....    Full story...

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Change the Trend of Fashion


Written By: LAVELUX
20/04/2015 20:54 20/04/2015 20:47
Entertainment

Change the trend of fashion and be the heart among your circles whatever in your friend, family or colleagues. You might be thinking how it could be possible? You need to study on fashion designing or glued your eye with television to see what your favorite co star doing in their latest movie or....    Full story...

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Muktagacha Health Affairs Essay Competition


Written By: manoneshdas
16/04/2015 12:15
News

Aims to increase awareness of the area east of Muktagachha Thursday kathbaola age turning-point for juvenile adolescent health, nutrition, cleaning and cleanliness of the essay contest was held. Nabakali Project, World Vision Bangladesh, Muktagachha organized. Local kathabaola bazar Fazil....    Full story...

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